Haweater Events List 2015

48th Annual Haweater Weekend

July 30, 31 August 1, 2 2015 • Manitoulin Island


Thursday, July 30

7:00 Pm • Miss Manitoulin   Who Will Be Crowned Miss Manitoulin 2015? Held At Manitoulin Hotel And Conference Centre. Admission Is $5 At The Door And $3 For Children 12 And Under

Friday, July 31

Pony Rides And Inflatables In The Afternoon Low Island Park.

3:00 Pm • 4-On-4  Ball Haw-Key Tournament– At Low Island On The Outdoor Rink Surface. $10 Per Person. Age Divisions 5-8,9-13,14-18. Register As A Team Or Individual, Prizes/Awards For Division Champion And Best Costume/Team Spirit, Bbq And Beverages Available To Purchase. To Register Call Amanda At 705-368-1620. Please Register By July 29.

5:00 Pm To 7:00 Pm • Legion Bbq – 6 Oz New York Steak, Baked Potato, Tossed Salad, Bun, Dessert, Tea And Coffee. Starts At 5:00 Pm To 7:00 Pm. $15/Plate. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 177, Vankoughnet St.

6:00 Pm • 22Nd Annual Mixed Slo-Pitch Tournament – Low Island Ball Fields. Cheer On Your Favourite Of 16 Teams! Contact Bruce Burnett 705 368-3163

6:30 Pm • Live Music Featuring The Uppers – Downtown Cenotaph. Courtesy Of The Little Current Lions Club.

7:00 Pm • Opening Ceremonies Downtown – Downtown At The Cenotaph – Dignitaries, Lions, Mayor Al Macnevin, Mp Carol Hughes And Mpp Mike Mantha.

8:00 Pm – 10:00 Pm • Music At Low Island Ball Field – Music By Evan Farquhar And Damien Thibodeau

8:00 Pm To Midnight • Teen Dance With Muchmusic – Ages 13 To 18. Recreation Centre, Main Ice Surface. This Is The Only Teen Dance All Weekend. Doors Open At 8 Pm And Close At 10:30 Pm. Any Local Teens Requiring Later Admission Please Contact Beth 705-348-0983. Admission $10 Per Person.

9:00 Pm Legion Dance – $15 Couple, $10 Single – Dance Starts At 9:00Pm To 1:00Am – 15 Vankoughnet E, Little Current, On P0p 1K0

Saturday, August 1

All Day   Vendors Downtown

8:00 Am • The Haw Run – Registration 8:00Am At The Library. 8:30Am 10K Start. Entry Fee: $15. 10Am 5K Start. Entry Fee: $10. 11Am Kids 1Km Fun Run Starts, Ages 5-10. Entry Fee $5.  Nelson Wood 705-368-0375 Or Email 1Mrwood79@Gmail.ca

9:00 Am • Pony Rides All Day At Low Island

9:00 Am • Mixed Slo-Pitch – Low Island. Beer Garden, Food, And More!

9:00 Am To Noon • Farmers’ Market – Downtown, Bmo Garage.

9:00 Am • Yoga On The Docks – Meet At The East End, Near The Birdcage Lighthouse.

10:00 Am • Little Ray’s Reptile Show– ‘Diversity Of Living Things’ – This Show Features A Variety Of Reptiles Including A Crocodilian, A Giant Snake, A Tortoise, A Turtle, A Giant Lizard, Canadian Lynx And A Bird Of Prey. Featuring Some Of The Largest, Most Dominant Reptiles Found On Earth Today. At The Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/Person.

10:00 Am – 5:00 Pm • Current Quilts And Stitchery Guild Quilt Show Memories Of The Past – Visions Of The Future Quilt Show. Adults $5 Children 12 And Under Free. Vendors – Dominion Sewing And The Needle Box. Contact Janet Moore 705-282-4586

10:00 Am To 4:00 Pm • Little Current Lions 13Th Annual Haweater Cruise In Little Current Waterfront, Water St East. Show Cars Must Enter From The East End At Sim St. Donations To Food Bank In Lieu Of Registration. Dash Plaques, Goodie Bags, Bbq, Music, Awards, Auction And More. All Proceeds To Charity. No Pre-Registration Required. Call Roy Knobel 705-368-1326 For More Details.

10:30 Am • Bella The Clown – Cooking With Bella Is A Trained Clown Living On Manitoulin Island. She Brings A Lifetime Of Experience In Community, Children’s Gardens, Nutrition, Digestive Health Therapy, Love Of Learning And Play. Downtown Little Current.

11:00 Am To 8:00 Pm • Beer Gardens And Bbq – Featuring Molson Canadian And Manitoulin Brewing Company Products. Lions Pavilion Low Island

11:00 Am • Adult Zumba Class – Start Haweater Off Right With A Free Zumba Class With Instructor Casey Boisvert. Beginners Welcome. Rec Centre Ice Surface

11:00 Am • Face Painting At Low Island – Come To Low Island To See The Clowns And Have Your Face Painted Too.

11:30 Am • Nbs Auto Hot Wheels Racing – Registration At 11:30 Am – Racing At 12:00 Noon – Across From Napa At The Boathouse On Water St. Kids Come On Out And Race Your Hot Wheel Cars. Awards, Prizes, Fun And More. Call Roy Knobel 705-368-1326 For More Details.

12 Noon To 4:00 Pm • Children’s Inflatable Play Area – Downtown

12 Noon • 12Th Annual Cardboard Boat Races – Low Island. Prizes, Age Categories And Business Challenge. Build Your Boat And Bring It Down To Low Island. Contact Alicia At 705 368-2744. Sponsored By The Little Current Lions Club. No Rafts Please!

12 Noon • Beach Volleyball Tournament – Low Island Volleyball Courts. Registration At Noon. Contact Tracy Esposto At 705-368-3415 To Register.

1:00 Pm To 3:00 Pm • Live Music – At The East End Pavilion, By Wally’s

1:00 Pm • Horse Pull – Behind Arena, Heavyweight And Lightweight Divisions. Admission $5.00/Person. Contact Greg Pyette 705-368-0217.

2:00 Pm – 4:00 Pm • Music At Low Island Ball Field – Music By Evan Farquhar And Damien Thibodeau

2:00 Pm • Cindy Cook From Tv’s Polka Dot Door – Sing, Dance And Spell With Cindy. Downtown At The Cenotaph. Family Fun!

2:30 Pm   Little Ray’s Reptile Show – ‘Diversity Of Living Things’ – This Show Features A Variety Of Reptiles Including A Crocodilian, A Giant Snake, A Tortoise, A Turtle, A Giant Lizard, Canadian Lynx And A Bird Of Prey. Featuring Some Of The Largest, Most Dominant Reptiles Found On Earth Today. At The Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/Person.

3:30 Pm • Ashlee Manitowabi, Manitou Magic – Wikwemikong’s Magic Manitou And His Interactive Magic Show Is Sure To Please The Entire Family With His Vast Array Of Illusions, Tricks And Good Old Fashioned Magic (There’s Even A Bunny!). He May Just Share A Secret Or Two! At The Cenotaph In Downtown Little Current. Courtesy Of The Little Current Lions Club

4:00 Pm • Face Painting Downtown – Bring Your Children Downtown To See The Clowns And Have Your Face Painted Too.

4:00 Pm • Bobbing For Donuts And Jello Eating Contest – At The Cenotaph In Downtown Little Current. Prizes!

5:15 Pm • United Church Whitefish Dinner – Two Sittings: 5:15Pm And 6:30Pm. Takeouts And Delivery Available. Orders Must Be Made By 2Pm By Calling 705-368-2941. Advanced Tickets Can Be Purchased By Calling Bruce 705-368-2167 Or Betty 705-368-3861 Or Are Available At The Door. $18/Adult And $9/Children 10 And Under.

8:00 Pm • Hawfest Dance Featuring Muchmusic! – Recreation Centre. Admission $10 Advance And $18 At The Door. Advance Ticket Ensures Entry, Only Good Until 9:30 Pm Or You Have Made A Donation To The Lions Club.

Hawfest Tickets Available At Little Wally’s, The Manitoulin Expositor Office And Boarderline. Only 700 Available. Age Of Majority Required.

Sunday, August 2

Downtown • Main Street Closed • Vendors All Day             

All Day   Alpacas At Nemi Rec. Centre

9:00 Am • Slo-Pitch Tournament – Low Island Park. Championships. Beer Garden, Food, And More!

10:00 Am • Little Ray’s Reptile Show– ‘Diversity Of Living Things’ – This Show Features A Variety Of Reptiles Including A Crocodilian, A Giant Snake, A Tortoise, A Turtle, A Giant Lizard, Canadian Lynx And A Bird Of Prey. Featuring Some Of The Largest, Most Dominant Reptiles Found On Earth Today. At The Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/Person.

10:30 Am • Haw Horse Show Registration  Western Speed Events. To Start After Trail Class Challenge. Located At The Horse Ring Behind The Nemi Recreation Centre

10:30 Am • Ecumenical Service   Join Us Downtown At The Cenotaph For An Ecumenical Worship Service. Please Bring A Lawn Chair. Donations Accepted.

10:30 Am • Bella The Clown – Cooking With Bella Is A Trained Clown Living On Manitoulin Island. She Brings A Lifetime Of Experience In Community, Children’s Gardens, Nutrition, Digestive Health Therapy, Love Of Learning And Play. Expositor Square In Downtown Little Current. Courtesy Of The Little Current Lions Club.

11:00 Am To 6:00 Pm • Beer Gardens And Bbq – Featuring Molson Canadian And Manitoulin Brewing Company Products. Lions Pavilion Low Island

11:00 Am • Haw Horse Show/Trail Class Challenge  Registration At 10:30 Am. Western Speed Events. To Start After Trail Class Challenge. Located At The Horse Ring Behind The Nemi Recreation Centre

11:00 Am To 11:00 Pm • Downtown Little Current Activities – Music, Inflatable Play Area, Games, Vendors, Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale, Food, And Lots To See!

11:00 Am To 2:00 Pm • Firefighters’ Community Picnic And Children’s Games – At The Fire Hall On Meredith St.

11:30 Am • Yoga On The Docks – Meet At The East End, Near The Birdcage Lighthouse.

11:30 Am – 4:00 Pm • Current Quilts And Stitchery Guild Quilt Show Memories Of The Past – Visions Of The Future Quilt Show. Adults $5 Children 12 And Under Free. Vendors – Dominion Sewing And The Needle Box. Contact Janet Moore 705-282-4586

12:00 Noon To 2:00 Pm • Face Painting Downtown – Bring Your Children Downtown To See The Clowns And Have Your Face Painted Too.

12 Noon • Haweater Parade – Starts At Harbour View Road. Floats In Position By 11:30 Am. Three Cash Prizes! Contact Marcel Gauthier At 705-368-3247 To Register. Sponsored By The Little Current Lions Club.

1:30 Pm • Little Ray’s Reptile Show– ‘Diversity Of Living Things’ – This Show Features A Variety Of Reptiles Including A Crocodilian, A Giant Snake, A Tortoise, A Turtle, A Giant Lizard, Canadian Lynx And A Bird Of Prey. Featuring Some Of The Largest, Most Dominant Reptiles Found On Earth Today. At The Little Current Public School, 18 Draper St. East. $5/Person.

2:00 Pm • Euchre Tournament – At The Lions Den. Call Lion Noreen At 705-368-3256.

2:00 Pm • Cindy Cook From Tv’s Polka Dot Door – Sing, Dance And Spell With Cindy. Downtown At The Cenotaph. Family Fun!

2:00 To 6:00 Pm • Ye Olde Inflatable Jousting In Downtown Little Current. If That’s Not Enough For Your Enemy, Try Your Hand At The Dunk Tank.

3:00 Pm • Kids’ Games And Activities – Low Island. Sponsored By The Children’s Aid Society And The Little Current Lions Club.

3:00 To 5:00 Pm • Face Painting At Low Island – Bring Your Children To Low Island To See The Clowns And Have Your Face Painted Too.

3:30 Pm To 6:00 Pm • Live Music Featuring The Uppers – Downtown Cenotaph. Courtesy Of The Little Current Lions Club.

4:00 Pm To 8:00 Pm • Children’s Inflatable Play Area – Downtown

7:00 Pm • Ashlee Manitowabi, Manitou Magic – Wikwemikong’s Magic Manitou And His Interactive Magic Show Is Sure To Please The Entire Family With His Vast Array Of Illusions, Tricks And Good Old Fashioned Magic (There’s Even A Bunny!). He May Just Share A Secret Or Two! At The Expositor Square In Downtown Little Current. Courtesy Of The Little Current Lions Club

7:00 Pm To Dusk • Street Dance And Entertainment: Music Featuring Muchmusic! – Popcorn, Glowsticks, Pop, Coffee, Cotton Candy, Pizza, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Sausages, Corn On The Cob, And More! The Street Will Be Blocked Off. Food Court. Come And Join The Many Attractions And The Family Fun.

At Dusk • Mammoth Fireworks Display – Start Time Depending On Weather. Downtown. Watch For A Spectacular Grand Finale.